Director Robert Kalfin founded the Chelsea Theatre
Center (1965-1984), which opened in St. Peter's Church on West 20th
Street and moved to BAM in 1968, where it played in residence for
ten years. He has directed more than 600 productions in readings,
workshops and full productions, with a primary focus on developing
new works. His career spans Broadway, Off-Broadway regional theaters
and theaters around the world. The book, "Chelsea On The Edge"
by Davi Napoleon, details his contribution to the American Theater.
His Broadway credits include "Strider," "Happy End"
(starring Meryl Streep and Christopher Lloyd), "Yentl"
(starring Tovah Feldshuh) and "Truly Blessed" (a celebration
of Mahalia Jackson). His Chelsea Theatre Center co-produced Harold
Prince's production of "Candide." Kalfin staged "Rashomon"
and "The Mistress of the Inn (starring Tovah Feldshuh) for
Roundabout Theatre Company and directed TV's "The Prince of
Homburg" starring Frank Langella for PBS Great Performances.
Beside Chelsea Theatre Center, he has been Artistic Director of
the Cincinnati Playhouse-in-the-Park and the Pirate Playhouse on
Sanibel Island. He attended Alfred University and earned his M.F.A.
in Directing from Yale School of Drama. He has served on the boards
of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers and Theater
Communications Group. He was named a Legend of Off-Broadway by the
Off-Broadway Alliance in 2015 and is featured in Primary Stages'
Off Broadway Oral History Documentary Series.
Visit his website.
THE CLURMAN THEATRE
410 W 42nd Street
June 16 to July 14, 2018
Tue 7:00 PM, Wed-Sat 8:00 PM;
Matinees Sat 2:00 PM & Sun 3:00 PM.
Tickets $40-50 general admission
Box office: Telecharge, (212) 239-6200